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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 528-529

Silicosis presenting with simultaneous bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax


1 Department of Respiratory Medicine, North Bengal Medical College, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Respiratory Medicine, IPGMER, Kolkata, India
3 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Medical College, Kolkata, India
4 Department of Respiratory Medicine, R G Kar Medical College, West Bengal, India
5 Department of Respiratory Medicine, RGKMC, Kolkata, India

Correspondence Address:
Tapan D Bairagya
Department of Respiratory Medicine, North Bengal Medical College, Sushratanagar, Darjeeling, West Bengal
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.105154

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Secondary unilateral spontaneous pneumothorax can occur in a silicosis patient. We are reporting a case of bilateral simultaneous pneumothorax in a silicosis patient.


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